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Fellowship Church Memorial Singing

Cullman County, Alabama

June 4, 2000

The Memorial Singing at Fellowship Church was held on the first Sunday in June. This singing was cancelled several years earlier and has been resumed this year. This is to be an annual event held on this Sunday.

Henry Guthery led the class in an opening business session for the purpose of electing officers. Those elected or appointed to serve were: Chairman—Henry Guthery; Vice Chairman—Glenn Keeton; Secretary—Eldagene Roberson; Arranging Committee—Eron White.

Leaders: Henry Guthery 30t, 101 (t? b?); Glenn Keeton 36t, 40; Eldagene Roberson 29 (t? b?), 144; Eron White 146; Buell Cobb 42, 440; Ashley Keeton 217, 196; Judy Caudle 78, 120; Corene White 37b, 379; David Roberson 340, 63; Amber Springfield 68b, 389; Reedie Powell 300, 269; A.D. Chandler 137, 371; Elvin Guthrie 398, 365.

RECESS

Henry Guthery call the class back to order leading song on page 136. Leaders: Edis Guthrie 99, 171; Betty Shivers 358, 294, 155; Ruth Walker 298, 430; Cathy Chandler 354b, 164; Billy Williams 410t.

A memorial lesson was given by Eron White with the following names of deceased remembered: Katrina Sanders, Cecil Gilliland, Essie Calvert, Alta Hopper Self, Virgil Phillips, Ester Wall Brown, E.E. Kilgo, J.L. Odom, Mary Odom, Willard Hopper, and Charles Grant. Buell Cobb led song on page 235 for the deceased. Glenn Keeton led song on page 159 for the following sick and shut-ins: Alpha Black and Ruby Phillips. The memorial lesson was closed.

Leaders: Eldagene Roberson 142, 474; Ashley Keeton 216, 384, 222; Amber Springfield 166, 391; Judy Caudle 91, 540.

LUNCH

Chairman Henry Guthery called the afternoon session to order leading songs on pages 112 and 39b. Leaders: David McGinty 45t; Buell Cobb 141, 138b; Marie Guthrie 113, 434; Reedie Powell 200, 454; Corene White 314; David Roberson 97, 274b; A.D. Chandler 313t; Elvin Guthrie 172; Edis Guthrie 434, 186; Betty Shivers 143; Ruth Walker 124.

Announcements were made. Acknowledgement was given to the family of Ernest Jones for the restoration of the church and the singing.

Henry Guthery led song on page 46 as the closing song. Glenn Keeton dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Henry Guthery; Vice Chairman—Glenn Keeton; Secretary—Eldagene Roberson.